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Archaeology

University of Glasgow

12 months
Duration
20400 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

The Archaeology programme of the University of Glasgow will enable you to develop your own holistic approach to the challenges of contemporary archaeological research and practice.

Overview

The Archaeology programme of the University of Glasgow combines conceptual learning with independent research and project-based work. A key strength of this programme is its flexibility, which allows you to create a portfolio of courses based on your individual needs and interests.

Why this programme

  • The University can facilitate work placements and internships with organisations such as Historic Environment Scotland, the National Trust and the Hunterian Museum.
  • Our collaboration with SUERC, a premier scientific dating facility, supports interested students developing their skills in the archaeological sciences.
  • Our staff are engaged in a variety of innovative research projects (both in Scotland and abroad) and actively involve students in such projects.
  • Interested students are supported to develop their skills in the use and creation of digital collections and archives.
  • The programme came 4th in the UK in the 2019 National Student Survey, with a 100 per cent student satisfaction score.

Career prospects

Graduates will have a solid foundation of skills, knowledge and understanding from which to pursue careers in universities, research institutes, government agencies, conservation charities and private-sector professional practice. The course also prepares you to proceed to study for a PhD in Archaeology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Professional Skills
  • Archaeology Dissertation
  • Experiencing Landscape and Heritage
  • Remote Sensing for Human Ecology and Archaeology
  • Digital Pasts: Interactive Media and Games for Archaeology and Heritage
  • Archaeological Digital Imaging

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK

  • Part-time fee: £1,112 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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